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Life and Arts

Coffee lovers get ready to explore shops across Austin

Coffee lovers get ready to explore shops across Austin

Drew Morris, Life & Arts Reporter September 30, 2022

Carolyn and Mike McIntosh share a love for coffee. When the pair started dating, they lived 40 minutes away and often found meeting spots at coffee shops.  Later, when the pair moved to Austin, they...

Rock On: Austin City Limits Readys for Season 48 Debut

Rock On: Austin City Limits Readys for Season 48 Debut

Logan Dubel, General Life & Arts Reporter September 30, 2022

Recognized as one of Austin's crown jewels and the longest-running music series in history, Austin City Limits will premiere its 48th season on PBS on Oct. 1, promising to delight fans in the live music...

Two CEOs, one couple: husband-wife duo seek solutions for Black employees, students in tech industry

Two CEOs, one couple: husband-wife duo seek solutions for Black employees, students in tech industry

Aaron Boehmer, Life & Arts Reporter September 30, 2022

Working at a residence hall front desk in 2012, Deseré checks Michael, a junior transfer, into student housing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Now, the married couple celebrates...

“Do Revenge” masterfully delivers nostalgic, extravagant black comedy

“Do Revenge” masterfully delivers nostalgic, extravagant black comedy

Reya Mosby, Life & Arts Editor September 28, 2022

Putting a modern spin on Alfred Hitchcock’s 1951 film “Strangers on a Train,” Netflix’s “Do Revenge” curates a delightfully messy, over-the-top revenge story. The black comedy follows unlikely...

Netflix’s “Blonde” lacks direction, empathy

Netflix’s “Blonde” lacks direction, empathy

Ryan Ranc, Life&Arts Senior Film Columnist September 28, 2022

Content Warning: “Blonde” is rated NC-17 and showcases scenes of sexual assault. “Blonde,” based on a fictional book of the same name by Joyce Carol Oates, explores the story of the late Marilyn...

Members of Black Country, New Road discuss remaining North American tour, new artistic direction

Members of Black Country, New Road discuss remaining North American tour, new artistic direction

Darren Puccala and Chandler Rowley September 28, 2022

In the past year, British indie rock band Black Country, New Road rose to stardom in large part due to their eclectic sound on their 2021 debut album For the First Time and the resounding admiration for...

Thrift pop-up event strives for sustainable, accessible fashion options within the UT community

Thrift pop-up event strives for sustainable, accessible fashion options within the UT community

Mirya Dila, Life and Arts general reporter September 26, 2022

Braving the morning rush, a sea of half-awake students sifts through racks of clothing, plastic hangers softly clacking against each other, as they pick out pieces and show off their finds. The Campus...

UT students compete in NBC trivia show

UT students compete in NBC trivia show

Joe Freedman, Life and Arts General Reporter September 26, 2022

With bright lights shining down on their faces, a group of Longhorns prepared to once again compete against their age-old rival — Oklahoma. However, this Red River showdown did not take place at the...

Student takes film to Kansas City Film Festival

Student takes film to Kansas City Film Festival

Drew Morris, Life and Arts General Reporter September 26, 2022

The lights dimmed as credits began to roll. As the room hushed, Oscar Labovich sat back and watched his film appear on the big screen. Labovich, a radio-television-film junior, spent his 2022 spring...

Movie soundtracks to listen to during late-night study sessions

Movie soundtracks to listen to during late-night study sessions

Mimi Calzada, Life and Arts Reporter September 26, 2022

For students scrambling to prepare for midterms, the perfect study set-up includes several different components: a caffeinated drink of choice, a snuggly pair of sweatpants and most importantly the perfect...

Teens Thrive opens mental health conversations with UT, middle, high school students

Teens Thrive opens mental health conversations with UT, middle, high school students

Sebastian Barajas, Life&Arts Reporter September 23, 2022

UT students gather around the food trucks on West 26th Street and Rio Grande, laughing and sharing stories. Here, Teens Thrive holds their Cold Cookie Company profit share while members enjoy each other’s...

Reverie Books: comfort community space, queer-friendly, with a little something for everybody

Reverie Books: comfort community space, queer-friendly, with a little something for everybody

Harsha Ketavarapu, Life & Arts Reporter September 23, 2022

Delicately tucked inside the small South Austin bookstore, a vast array of unique selections line wooden shelves and streak the room with assorted colors. Visitors enter Reverie Books in search for a safe...

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